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Kim Garrett

Ely, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Kim Garrett

Kim started rosemaling 12 years ago by taking a class at North House Folk School with instructor Mary Schliep. She fell in love with it and has been painting ever since. Kim has studied with several Vesterheim Gold Medal-winning rosemaling instructors. She also studied with master artists in Norway and Sweden. Kim’s goal is to bring together a blend of traditional Scandinavian folk art with modern techniques and point of view.

Current Courses Offered by Kim Garrett

Teaser image for <p>Rosemaling: Choose Your Own Telemark or Valdres Adventure</p>

Rosemaling: Choose Your Own Telemark or Valdres Adventure

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and is done in many styles reflective of specific regions in Norway. In this course, participants will be able to choose whether they wish to begin a project in the Telemark or Valdres style (beginners welcome in either style) or bring an unfinished object…
Fri, Sep 24th, 2021  –  Sun, Sep 26th, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
Teaser image for Rosemaling: Os Style

Rosemaling: Os Style

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and is done in many styles reflective of specific regions in Norway. The Os region in western coastal Norway is known for its fanciful flowers and bright colors, making it quite different from many of the other styles of rosemaling. In this course you’ll…
Fri, Aug 13th, 2021  –  Sun, Aug 15th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
Mon, Aug 16th, 2021
9am - 1pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
Teaser image for Rosemaling: Valdres Style

Rosemaling: Valdres Style

Rosemaling is a decorative painting style that originated in Norway where it traditionally decorated churches, homes, and farmhouse interiors. The Valdres style of rosemaling originated in the Valdres valley and is known for its strong floral motif. This course emphasizes the basic techniques of painting these traditional floral bouquets. Students…
Fri, Oct 29th, 2021  –  Sun, Oct 31st, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep

Past Courses Offered by Kim Garrett

Norwegian Telemark Style Rosemaling: Holi-dala Horse Online Course

Rosemaling Online Course: Hallingdal-Style Plate

Rosemaling Online Course: Os Project

Rosemaling Online Course: Os Skills Refresher

Rosemaling Online Course: Os-Style Flowers

Rosemaling Online Course: Valdres-Style Flowers

Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Swedish Folk Painting